Books [Dave Stephens]
Fortunately this family has spent little on physicians and drugs. About the only money so spent was in connection with the birth of the children. At the birth of the first child a physician was called in. The fee was $25.00. Mid-wives were summoned when the other children were born, the fees ranging from $5.00 to $10.00. The parents seem to know little about a balanced diet. There was too little provision for fruits and vegetables. There was no toilet on the grounds, and no screens in the house, though there are many flies and mosquitoes.
The house is very plain, consisting of four rooms and a front porch. The living-room contained an attractive settee and three upholstered chairs, all of mohair. In